Fedora 18 : mysql-5.5.28-2.fc18 (2012-19868)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 63485


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


- Add patch for CVE-2012-5611

- Widen DH key length from 512 to 1024 bits to meet minimum requirements of FIPS 140-2

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected mysql package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 63485

File Name: fedora_2012-19868.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/01/14

Modified: 2016/05/09

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 5.7

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:mysql, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:18

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/12/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-5611

BID: 56769

FEDORA: 2012-19868